Eggs, tomatoes hurled at Congress Bhavan

Bhubaneswar: Alleging discrimination in distribution of zilla parishad tickets for ensuing pachayat polls, eggs and tomatoes were hurled at Congress Bhavan here by some leaders of the student wing of the party late on Monday night.

According sources, former spokesperson of student wing of the party Ajay Panda and his supporter have hurled eggs and tomatoes at party’s state headquarters. Besides, they also damaged flower vases there.

Ajay was an aspirant from the 37th zone of Banki in Cuttack, but he was denied of the ticket. Irate over the incident, Ajay and his supporters ransacked Congress Bhavan, sources added.

Besides, Ajay has also threatened to hurl eggs and tomatoes at PCC president Prasad Harichandan’s residence if required.

Being informed about the incident, National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) state unit president Itish Pradhan and Congress leader Debasish Patnaik reached spot to assess the situation.

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Capital police is investigating into the matter.

Notably, Ajay was suspended from his post by NSUI president for his involvement in anti-party activities.